Elisa Boscolo, PhD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-803-7267


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Vascular anomalies; endothelial cell biology; mTOR signaling


Elisa Boscolo received her PhD from the University of Padua, Italy. She completed her postdoctoral training and worked as instructor in Joyce Bischoff ‘s laboratory where she investigated the cellular basis and the molecular signaling involved in infantile hemangioma formation. In May 2014, Dr. Boscolo moved to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to study vascular anomalies.

Education and Training

BS: Molecular Biology, University of Padua, Padova, Italy.

PhD: Tissue Engineering, University of Padua, Padova, Italy.

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Vascular Biology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA.


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Venous Malformation (VM): murine model to identify therapies to target aberrant venous development. Principal Investigator. National Institutes of Health. 2013-2018.

Role of NOTCH signaling during pathological blood vessel formation and maturation. Principal Investigator. Charles H. Hood Foundation. 2011-2014.